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CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
. both sides, republican, democrat, independent, those who voted for obama, those who voted for governor romney, want to see compromise. what they define as an acceptable compromise is very different, but this notion that they want to see their leadership working together is something that is a strong point of view that is held right now, and that creates obviously opportunities. trades complicated waters to navigate. the single highest priority on the to-do list is the budget deficit and debt. people talk about this being a problem that they want to see addressed. they are concerned about how that creates an economic environment that puts them at risk. they immediately move -- if that is table stakes in such terms of taking care of the basis of issues -- in a move to things that have much more meaning to them that focus around jobs, wage growth, getting more disposable income into their household. you see on one level at the abstract level, debt, deficits, fiscal cliff, and then a transition into the to-do list, which is where they would like to see effort. finally, with all of this bat
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 6:00am EST
not republicans to force president obama to cave? >> there are a number of republicans who have stepped up and said, we have to be serious about revenue. we believe in the middle class tax cuts. let's start where we agree. that is really important to have that conversation. what you are saying is that republicans and democrats set not been talking. on almost every big decision we have made in the last two years, democrats have had to step up and have 100 or more people to reach common ground. it is when we were together and when we are not heeding our heels in -- digging our heels in -- >> using there are enough republicans that will agree not to dig their heels in? >> we really would like him to really mean it. it would be helpful right now to provide the certainty to the economy. the pressure has to be on the republicans to not use the debt ceiling as a tool to give more spending cuts. we have to decide on the budget. what is the right amount of spending cuts, which we believe we already have. the debt ceiling cannot be used as a tool and a bargaining chip. we can get enough r
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am EST
lines. the legislature was controlled by republicans in ohio and immediately after that, the democrats for obama for america campaign filed petitions to put up to a referendum and got enough petitions and eventually, the republican legislature repealed it at my suggestion because it was becoming - the rhetoric was too heated and the need to start over and avoid the cost of the referendum. that is what happened during the course of the year-long battle of trying to find the battle -- balance between access and accuracy in ohio. eventually, we had no reform. the damage was done. it set off a partisan flames that continued through 2012 and even -- if there was one moment a bipartisan agreement, we did pass that military voter bill during that process that had an amendment that shut down early voting during the saturday, sunday, and monday before the elections of the board of elections would have time to accommodate all of the early votes they expected to be cast. it passed on a unanimous basis and eventually it blow up and became the first of life -- a federal lawsuit weeks. in ohio. even
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 10:30pm EST
was that more than 70% of latinos voted for president obama. republicans will up the next morning and said, may be marco rubio was right. we have a problem. that has shaken up the politics of the issue. i will be interested to hear from senator warner on this. i think it has created the possibility for some movement on comprehensive immigration legislation that will also deal with more particular issues that you're talking about today, and we will be talking about tonight. i commend the miller center for once again having the incredible foresight to have seen this month ago and to realize that this be the issue that everyone will want to talk about after the election. i think all of you know that in washington -- the governor gave me a long and full sun introduction -- wholesome introduction. i think you know these three people very well. there is teresa sullivan who was president and wasn't president and now is president of the university of virginia. we are all very happy about that. she is also a professor of sociology focusing on a labor mobility issues. senator mark warner who in
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